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New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Obama Says Ray Kelly ‘Well-Qualified’ For Homeland Security Post

Kelly has been floated as a possible replacement for outgoing Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano who is leaving to take over the University of California’s 10-campus system.

07/17/2013

NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly answers questions following graduation ceremony at Barclays Center, July 2, 2013. (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

Schumer: ‘There Is No Doubt Ray Kelly Would Be A Great DHS Secretary’

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly’s experience with fighting terrorism has been cited as the reason why two lawmakers want him to take over as secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

07/13/2013

Former NYPD Commissioner Bernard Kerik was sentenced to 48 months in prison for tax fraud, lying to the White House and other felonies. (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Former NYPD Comissioner Bernard Kerik Released From Prison

Kerik pleaded guilty in late 2009 to charges that included tax fraud, making a false statement on a loan application and lying to the White House while he was being vetted to lead the cabinet-level Department of Homeland Security in 2004.

05/28/2013

New York City Skyline (file / credit: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

NYC Airflow Study This Summer To Look At Spread Of Contaminants

The goal is to better understand the risks posted by airborne contaminants, such as chemical, biological, and radiological weapons both above ground and in the subway system.

04/24/2013

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly (file / credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Ray Kelly Talks Lessons Of Boston Marathon Bombings

As we mark the one week anniversary of the deadly bombing of the Boston Marathon, New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly is speaking out about how our city can learn from what happened up there.

04/22/2013

FILE - A box of 9mm bullets and .223 rifle ammuntion sit on the counter at a store. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gun Control Laws, Rumors Have Ammo Flying Off Store Shelves

Gun enthusiasts fearful of new weapon controls and alarmed by rumors of government hoarding are buying bullets practically by the bushel, making it hard for stores nationwide to keep shelves stocked.

04/05/2013

Cars buried in the snow in Stamford (credit: CBS 2)

President Obama Signs Emergency Declaration For Conn.; Region Continues Digging Out

Roads across the Northeast were impassable and cars were entombed by snow drifts on Saturday. Some people found the snow packed so high against their homes they couldn’t get their doors open.

02/10/2013

(credit: dhs.gov)

Dept. Of Homeland Security Releases Controversial Shooter Preparedness Video

The Department of Homeland Security has released a three-minute tutorial giving everyday office workers a “survival guide” in the event of a mass shooting.

01/31/2013

Sen. Joseph Lieberman speaks after receiving an award from Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano in Washington - Dec. 19, 2012 (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Lieberman Laments Partisan Gridlock As Senate Career Wraps Up

On January 3, the 113th Congress will convene and it will be the first time since 1989 that Joseph Lieberman won’t be representing Connecticut in the U.S. Senate.

12/27/2012

Vice President Joe Biden greets first responders at Hoboken Terminal (credit: Vice President's Office)

Vice President Biden Tours Devastation Across New Jersey Left Behind By Sandy

Biden is just the latest Obama administration official to visit New Jersey.

11/18/2012

(L-R) New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) attend a press conference on Superstorm Sandy Nov. 1, 2012 (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Napolitano: ‘No Option Is Off The Table’ For Housing Displaced Long Islanders

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano was in Bethpage on Tuesday, along with Rep. Peter King and Rep. Steve Israel to discuss the temporary housing options for those who lost their homes in the storm.

11/06/2012

Sandy's damage in Connecticut (credit: Governor's Office)

CL&P Pledges Restoration By Tues. As Napolitano Tours Sandy Damage In Connecticut

Bill Quinlan, senior vice president for Connecticut Light & Power, told reporters on Thursday he would not be more specific because of the extent of damage caused by Superstorm Sandy.

11/01/2012

Plum Island Animal Disease Center (credit: USDA)

Sen. Blumenthal Joins Those Who Want Plum Island Preserved

The federal government is shutting down the Plum Island Animal Disease Center, located on Long Island Sound. Now the debate over what to do with the space.

10/18/2012

Former NYPD Commissioner Bernard Kerik was sentenced to 48 months in prison for tax fraud, lying to the White House and other felonies. (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bernard Kerik Contradicts Guilty Plea In Testimony In Friend’s Perjury Trial

Kerik was led into the Bronx courthouse by federal marshals and was allowed to change out of his prison jumpsuit and into a business suit before taking the stand.

10/15/2012

Alfonso Marino arrest (credit: CBS 2)

Feds: Former NYC School Teacher Arrested On Charges Of Possessing Child Pornography

Alfonso Marino, 63, is accused of downloading child pornography off of the Internet and collecting the pornographic images over a 10-year period, according to prosecutors.

09/19/2012

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